University of Phoenix Retention Rates in African American Students Summary


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Purpose Statement:

My study examines the impact of the lack of African American administrators in K-12 school leadership and how this underrepresentation directly affects retention rates among African American students. Qualitative data collected on participates will be present as evidence of outcomes.

Research Questions:

  1. What barriers have prevented African American males in K-12 from accessing the principalship pipeline? 
  2. What programs and policies have proven effective in increasing African American male leadership and retention in K-12 schools?